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Flag for United Kingdom November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

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Monday, November 7, 1938 at 10:26 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

London: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 7:40 PM

Maximum: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 10:26 PM

Ended: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 1:12 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes


November 7, 1938 – November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in London. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:41 PM Nov 710:26 PM Nov 712:11 AM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in London on Monday, November 7, 1938

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 7:40:30 PM104°East-southeast30.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 8:41:14 PM118°East-southeast39.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 9:45:37 PM136°Southeast47.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 7 at 10:26:16 PM149°South-southeast51.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 7 at 11:07:01 PM164°South-southeast53.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 12:11:25 AM190°South54.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 1:12:01 AM213°South-southwest51.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for London (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in London

Eclipse Visibility from LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2LunarTotal
1931Sep 26LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jun 30SolarPartial
1935Jul 16LunarPartial
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
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